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June 2018

Parent Support Group

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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Description and Objectives The Parent Support Group is a new program offered at the Centre for Literacy. Participants from the Parenting a Child with Learning Disabilities/Disorders workshop asked that the Parent Support Group be established. As active participants in the Parenting a Child Workshop, they wanted to keep the conversation and mutual support going. The purpose of the Parent Support Group is for parents (or caregivers) to help each other.  Specific topics will be identified for discussion at each of…

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Board Games Night for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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Free

The Centre for Literacy, with the kind support of the Larry and Janet Anderson Philanthropies, is delighted to host Board Games Night.  Held every second Thursday, it provides an opportunity for adults or older teens on the autism spectrum to get together. A formal diagnosis of autism is not necessary to participate. Games at Games Night range from Role Playing Games to traditional board games. Participants get to decide. There is no charge to participate, but registration is necessary. We do…

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July 2018

Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 1

July 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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$300

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students Identfication of reasons why some students may struggle to read Evidence based ‐ intervention strategies to support students who struggle…

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Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 2

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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Free

This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students Identfication of reasons why some students may struggle to read Evidence based ‐ intervention strategies to support students who struggle…

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Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 3

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students Identfication of reasons why some students may struggle to read Evidence based ‐ intervention strategies to support students who struggle…

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Foundations in Reading Remediation Workshop – Day 4

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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This workshop is designed for teachers and others who support students with reading. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with foundational skills to support students who have reading difficulties. Practical strategies will be demonstrated for use in either classroom or one to one teaching environments. Topics covered will include: Acquisition of reading skills among typically developing students Identfication of reasons why some students may struggle to read Evidence based ‐ intervention strategies to support students who struggle…

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Board Games Night for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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Free

The Centre for Literacy, with the kind support of the Larry and Janet Anderson Philanthropies, is delighted to host Board Games Night.  Held every second Thursday, it provides an opportunity for adults or older teens on the autism spectrum to get together. A formal diagnosis of autism is not necessary to participate. Games at Games Night range from Role Playing Games to traditional board games. Participants get to decide. There is no charge to participate, but registration is necessary. We do…

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Number Sense – Early Intervention Math Program – Day 1

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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$300

Number Sense is an early intervention program for Grade 1 and 2 students who are struggling with math fundamentals.  The Number Sense Program uses play-based activities to reinforce counting, adding, subtracting, grouping and estimation skills. These skills are fundamental for math mastery. Who should attend Number Sense? Students entering Grade 1 or 2: • who find math very difficult • whose teachers believe they could benefit from the support • who are struggling with understanding basic math concepts • whose…

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Number Sense – Early Intervention Math Program – Day 2

July 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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Number Sense – Early Intervention Math Program – Day 3

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Centre for Literacy, 100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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